Friday’s Five

I’ve been slacking on the blog front this month. Life has been a little out of control. {understatement} . Here is a little peek from our week this week. Ill be back with meal plans, pregnancy and exercise chatter soon!

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Coming down from a weekend high of my cousin, Lauren’s wedding in Oxford. It was one if the most fun weekends I’ve ever had!

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This silly guy always knows how to put a smile on your face. I hope he keeps this innocent sense of humor forever!

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Despite it being unseasonably cold in the MidSouth right now. We bundled up to go see the Easter Bunny earlier this week. The boys loved it!

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4 months from today we will meet Baby Dixie! This pregnancy is flying by…

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As many of you know it is Holy Week. We celebrated last night with our church’s Maundy Thursday service. It was such a moving service…1900 people wrote their sins on black cards and nailed them to the cross. After observing communion the whole congregation waved white flags as a sign of surrendering our sins to Him. Powerful.

XOXO,
Paige

Butterfinger Cake

Butterfinger Cake

This was a staple in my house growing up. My mom made it for every special occasion and it has quickly become my go to when we go over to friend’s houses for dinner or have people over. It’s so simple yet so delicious.

Ingredients:

Box of German Chocolate Cake Mix

1 tub of whipped topping (the regular sized tub)

1 Jar of Caramel topping

1 can of sweetened condensed milk

2 regular sized Butterfingers’

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Mix cake mix according to box and pour into baking pan.

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Hide in the pantry and lick the bowl so you don’t have to share with your kids. (necessary step)

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Bake according to box’s directions.

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While waiting on cake to bake, crush Butterfingers’ in a Ziploc bag.

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Remove from oven and let cool SLIGHTLY.

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Poke holes in the slightly cooled cake with a butter knife.

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Pour the sweetened condensed milk and caramel over the entire cake.

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Let cake sit and cool completely to soak in all of the sweetened condensed milk and caramel into the inside of the cake.

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Once cake is completely cooled, top with whipped topping and butterfingers. It is ready to serve immediately but I prefer it after it has been refrigerated. YUMMO!!

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Enjoy!!

Butterfinger Cake

Ingredients:

Box of German Chocolate Cake Mix

1 tub of whipped topping (the regular sized tub)

1 Jar of Caramel topping

1 can of sweetened condensed milk

2 regular sized Butterfingers’

Directions:

Mix cake mix according to box and pour into baking pan. Hide in the pantry and lick the bowl so you don’t have to share with your kids (necessary step).¬†Bake according to box’s directions. While waiting on cake to bake, crush Butterfingers’ in a Ziploc bag. Remove from oven and let cool SLIGHTLY. Poke holes in the slightly cooled cake with a butter knife. Pour the sweetened condensed milk and caramel over the entire cake. Let cake sit and cool completely to soak in all of the sweetened condensed milk and caramel into the inside of the cake. Once cake is completely cooled, top with whipped topping and butterfingers. It is ready to serve immediately but I prefer it after it has been refrigerated. YUMMO!!

XOXO,

Paige

Blue or Pink?

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Am I really half way done with this pregnancy?! Wow! Time sure is flying by much faster this time than with the other two. Or maybe, it’s just that life is so crazy busy with a 5 and 2 year old that besides the obvious weight gain I haven’t had time to think about this pregnancy as much as I did the others. I am so excited to find out what baby P number 3 is on Monday. Then again, the whole finally knowing makes me a little sad. A good friend told me the other day… “no matter boy or girl you are a little sad because you’re saying goodbye to one of the kids in your head.” Powerful. I’ve never thought about it that way but she really hit the nail on the head. We already have names picked out for both, boy or girl, and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t think about our life with 3 boys or welcoming the mysterious world of a little girl. I’ve prayed for this baby, boy or girl, and dreamed of what both a he or she will look like and grow up to be. I’ve hoped for both, a boy and a girl, depending on the day you ask me. I’m not sure if I am more emotional this time because of the possibility of this being our last baby to bring into our home, because I’m older than I was with 1 and 2, or because I am raising 2 little boys and I’ve learned the joys of motherhood and how much I cherish each moment as I see Hayden (5 years old) growing up so fast every time I blink. Either way, I am so ready for this mysterious “it” baby to become a he or she. I’m ready to know and ready for him or her to have his or her identity. I know not to wish time away, but I’ve never hoped for a weekend to go by faster and to wake up to a Monday morning. So until then… Blue or Pink? What do you think?

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XOXO,
Paige